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Top 5 Things to See and Do in Spain this Summer

Spain attractions are aplenty. The country is blessed with amazing things to offer both the local and the international travellers. The combination of activities that the country offers will certainly mean that as a tourist, you’re likely to stay engaged throughout your summer trip. One thing is certainly for sure, you can never run short of things to do in Spain or places to visit in Spain. These are some of the must see and must do things for the summer holidays in the Catalan nation.

a)      Go for tapas  

Tapas

Tapas

 

Tapas are in no way a type of food but a way of eating.  Tapas are one of the most celebrated cuisines in Spain. Go on an adventure from bar to bar trying out before settling on that which you is the best bar for you. Make your way down to Granada to enjoy free tapas that accompanies every drink you buy. It is known throughout Spain that Andalusia, Granada is the home of free tapas. Other cities that are known to offer free tapas include; Madrid and Barcelona. If you are in Basque Pintxos, do not ask for tapas and they usually refer to it as ‘pintxos’.

b)      Visit the Alhambra

Alhambra

Alhambra

The Alhambra is without a doubt one of the most amazing places to visit in Spain. The giant fortress is situated in Andalusia, Granada. The UNESCO World Heritage Site boasts of having the exotic Palacios Nazaries which acts as the main highlight to the visitors who comes visiting. The Alcazaba offers visitors with a wonderful scenic view of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The gardens in the palace are very colourful offering you a serene view that you can enjoy with your spouse or family.

c)       Party in Madrid     

Madrid

Madrid

 

The nightlife in the Catalonian city is splendid. Madrilenos are often been associated with their vibrant spirit when it comes to partying. They like partying throughout the night and still manage to make it home for breakfast. If you are into the nightlife, then its best you carry your dancing shoes as you head to Madrid. On the other hand, if you are not into partying, rest assured that Peurta del Sol has got you covered. Get to enjoy a relaxed and peaceful atmosphere provided here as you enjoy a bit of late night tapas and sangria.

d)      Ski 

Ski

 

The Sierra Nevada Mountains provide skiers with a spectacular skiing experience. The world famous Sierra Nevada ski resorts are popularly known throughout the world as a place where one gets to ski and once done, head down to the beach to enjoy a bit of tan. The ski resort is without a doubt one of the top Spain attractions that plays host to thousands of tourist.

e)      Gaudi’s architecture

 Gaudi's architecture

Gaudi’s architecture

Visiting the Gaudi’s architecture located in Barcelona certainly ranks amongst the top things to do in Spain. The inspiration behind the architect’s work is what is enticing to many people who visit. It is believed that Gaudi drove inspirations for this structure from nature.  While in Barcelona, you can still head to Casa Batllo. The structure was also designed by Gaudi.

    

5 Top Tourist Attractions in Spain

Spain is the land where Hercules’s golden apples used to grow, the place where Heaven and Earth touched, according to the Arabian culture, and the place where toreadors would cheat death. Spain, so often conquered, but in the end victorious, managed to protect its relics, in what is now a modern country, which belongs to hot-blooded and extremely proud Catalans. Its unique beauty and favorable position on Europe’s map have made this country a meeting place between the East and the West. Here are some of the most interesting things to see in Spain.

5: Architecture in Spain

Architecture in Spain

Architecture in Spain

There are all kinds of architectural curiosities in Spain, many of which were signed by Frank Gehry or Antonio Gaudi. Frank Gehry is the author of the Guggenheim, the fascinating curvaceous copper structure. In this salad bowl of cultures and traditions, beauty is obtained through the many contrasts. From daring futuristic structures, to conservative, sumptuous facades, the cityscape of Spain has developed gradually.

 

4:La Concha 

LA CONCHA Spain

LA CONCHA Spain

La Concha is a beautiful beach situated in San Sebastian. According to the reviews sent by travelers, it is considered one of the best attractions in Spain and also one of the most desired beaches in Europe. Most beautiful thing about this beach is that it is surrounded by steep cliffs filled with lush forests and neighboring islands. There are many things you can do here, from water sports, to promenading and searching for a good restaurant. Even if you decide to go there during peak season, you have high chances of landing a good spot, because the location is big enough to house many travelers at once.

3:Aqueduct of Segovia

AQUEDUCT OF SEGOVIA

AQUEDUCT OF SEGOVIA

In ancient times, aqueducts were used to carry water from one place to another. The Aqueduct of Segovia was built with that exact same purpose in mind. It consists of 24.000 granite blocks which were not assembled with any plaster. It was built in approximately 50 AD and it is still capable of providing water in the 20th century, talk about roman technology. The aqueduct can be found on the Iberian Peninsula, and like most historical buildings, it is part of the UNESCO World Heritage program.

 

2: REAL PALACIO

Palacio Real

Palacio Real

In the past it was the royal residence, today it is only used for ceremonies, either way the royal Palace is a beautiful place and it is worth every penny. In terms of square footage, it is the largest palace in Europe. Many artists were hired to work on this project and the results can be seen. In short time the Real Palacio became one of the well-known tourist attractions in Spain

1:Barcelona

barcelona

Barcelona

Barcelona is, without a doubt, one of the most interesting cities and in the same time one of the most popular attractions in Spain. There is something for everyone, everywhere, and this city will never cease to amaze. From breathtaking architecture created by none other than Antonio Gaudi, and beautiful museums to pulsating nightlife and music festivals, Barcelona has it all! One of the most famous buildings in Barcelona is the Sagrada Familia. Although it is considered by some extremely ugly, this remarkable church is well worth a visit. The interior is absolutely breathtaking, the details put into the arches and windows are splendid. A true work of genius.